Buffalo National River Partners

Working To Protect & Preserve America’s First National River

About BNRP

The Partners formed because of common interests in the Buffalo River. Our purposes, as stated in our mission statement, are dedicated to the promotion, appreciation, preservation and protection of the Buffalo River. The goals of the Partners are to provide volunteer and financial resources to Buffalo National River which will assist with a variety of projects to enhance facilities, improve visitor experiences and preserve the unique natural and cultural features of the Buffalo National River. Additionally, the Partners raise funds for specific projects and programs that assist the National Park... Read more →

Press Release: Prescribed Fires Planned at Buffalo National River

Buffalo National River is planning to conduct prescribed fire operations between October 7 and November 31, 2015. Weather conditions permitting, prescribed fires will be completed in the vicinity of Pruitt, the Gene Rush Wildlife Management Area, and Tyler Bend. Fuel reduction, wildlife habitat improvement and ecological restoration are the primary reasons for conducting the prescribed fire operations. “Fire is a... Read more →

Fall newsletter 2015

Click the link to read the summer newsletter. In this issue, read about our annual membership meeting, hikes, floats, library programs and more! Also see upcoming events for future dates.bnrp,news,fall15_web Read more →

Volunteers Work to Control Invasive Plant Species

On Saturday, September 26, seven volunteers arrived at the Parker-Hickman homestead on Erbie Road.  Their mission was to begin clearing Japanese Stilt Grass within the BNR boundaries.  Japanese Stilt Grass is an exceptionally invasive plant species that, when left alone, chokes out beneficial natural plants. Pam Stewart who organized the event reported that there is still plenty of Stilt Grass,... Read more →

BNR News Release: Lost Valley Reopens for Labor Day Hikers

Damage from heavy June rains forced the closure of Lost Valley, a popular and heavily-used hiking trail and day use area on the north side of Boxley Valley (Newton County) at Buffalo National River. Repair work began August 3 to make temporary repairs to the road and trails. While repairs are not fully complete, the trail is sufficiently stabilized for... Read more →

BNR Press Release: BNR Welcomes 4th Grade Students through Every Kid In a Park Initiative

Harrison, AR – Buffalo National River invites all 4th grade students to visit the park for free as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. Starting today/September 1, 4thgrade students can now go to www.everykidinapark.gov to complete an activity and obtain a free annual entry pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national... Read more →